Old Probst Church

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Old Probst Church
Old Probst Lutheran Church Marker.jpg
Old Probst Lutheran Church Marker
Old Probst Church is located in West Virginia
Old Probst Church
Location County Route 21/9, near Brandywine, West Virginia
Coordinates 38°35′53″N 79°15′25″W / 38.59806°N 79.25694°W / 38.59806; -79.25694Coordinates: 38°35′53″N 79°15′25″W / 38.59806°N 79.25694°W / 38.59806; -79.25694
Area 1.5 acres (0.61 ha)
Built 1769, 1887
Architect Keister, Eugene
Governing body State
MPS South Branch Valley MRA
NRHP Reference # 86000779[1]
Added to NRHP January 14, 1986

Old Probst Church, also known as Propst Lutheran Church, is a historic Lutheran church located near Brandywine, Pendleton County, West Virginia. It was built about 1887, and is a rectangular frame building with clapboard siding on a cut stone foundation. The church was in use until 1920, then renovated starting in 1968 for use as a community center. The surrounding property includes the site of the first church, built about 1769. A second log church building was removed from the site in 1885, and used as a house, and later a barn.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Phillip Pitts (October 1975). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Old Probst Church". State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-09-01.